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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Drexel University’s nationally-ranked online Master of Science in Library & Information Science offers students transformative insight into the future of librarianship. MSLIS students are able to cater coursework to their interests and career direction, and can choose from six optional concentrations: Archival Studies, Competitive Intelligence & Knowledge Management, Digital Curation, Digital Libraries, Library & Information Services, and Youth Services.  

To learn more, click here.

NewsBreaks
New Resources for a Healthy 2016
by Barbie E. Keiser
In the closing months of 2015, several resources emerged that provide information on the life sciences field, health, and medicine. The following are a few notable examples: STAT, OpenTrials, Verily, and the Health Literacy Tool Shed.

Weekly News Digests
Pew Research Center Publishes Privacy and Information Sharing Report
Pew Research Center's Internet, Science & Tech division released a new report, "Privacy and Information Sharing." It is based on a survey of 461 U.S. adults and nine online focus groups of 80 people, which found that many respondents would share personal information or allow surveillance if they felt they were getting value from it.
ACS Backs Upcoming Science-Related Legislation
The American Chemical Society (ACS) announced its 2016 advocacy agenda in response to the 114th Congress' legislative agenda. It expects several measures to pass in Congress, such as strong funding for federal scientific agencies.
Udacity Rolls Out Job-Guarantee Program for Eligible Students
Udacity introduced Nanodegree Plus, which promises graduating students that they'll be able to get a job within 6 months or they'll receive 100% of their tuition back. Students enroll in one of four Udacity nanodegree programs to be eligible for this option: Senior Web Developer, Android Developer, iOS Developer, or Machine Learning Engineer.
Thomson Reuters Updates Eikon Messenger
FX Monitor is now part of Thomson Reuters Eikon Messenger to help corporate treasurers keep up with rapidly changing and time-sensitive foreign exchange markets. They can use the updated product to access their bank counterparties, create bank sales desk groups, and distribute communications to banks.
ProQuest Sheds Light on Women's History
ProQuest digitized the archives of six magazines in Women's Magazine Archive, which provides insight into women's history and culture from the 19th and 20th centuries.

NewsLink Spotlight
The News of 2015: The Year in Review
by Brandi Scardilli
Happy new year! As we ring in 2016 and look forward to what is sure to be another eventful year for libraries, information professionals, and information services, it's time to reflect on the major industry happenings in 2015. Here's an overview of the newsworthy trends, events, and topics NewsBreaks covered in the past year.
Download Our December-January Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free December-January content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and a discount subscription offer for Online Searcher.

ILI 2017

INTERNET LIBRARIAN INTERNATIONAL

THE LIBRARY INNOVATION CONFERENCE

 October 17 & 18, London

ILI's Programme Director, Val Skelton, celebrates librarian superpowers. 
Librarians are leaders in tech, organizational influencers, expert marketers (often working with a zero budget), change managers, skilled data crunchers and expert internet searchers--and so much more. ILI's conference programme celebrates the incredible range of roles, skills, and initiatives librarians are carrying out every day. Over two days this October, six conference tracks highlight the importance of the internet librarian's role.

THE NEW LIBRARY, THE NEW LIBRARIAN – exploring some of the strategies, structures, teams, skills, services and collaborations librarians are using to ensure they stay at the cutting edge.

USERS, UX, AND USAGE – understanding how libraries are working with users to redesign services, spaces, and to understand usage.

CONTENT CREATIVITY – investigating how libraries are creating, curating, and marketing digital collections, how librarians are publishers in their own right, and how they are driving collaborative content creation.

FIGHT THE FAKE, FIND THE FACTS – celebrating two of the librarian's super powers--advanced search techniques and nurturing information integrity--in a post-truth/multi-truth era.

MARKETING THE LIBRARY – sharing stories of librarians who are influencing use and expanding audiences for their services and collections from the DJ librarian to the digital storyteller.

NEW SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS – exploring why the scholarly communications landscape is changing, and what this means for libraries and information professionals.

In addition to a series of one-hour workshops - ILI Extra - covering a wide range of specialised skills and topics, from tech topics to personal development, ILI also hosts two one-day pre-conference workshops:

Websearch Academy 2017 explores the intricacies of research on the web. Our global expert speakers look at advanced search, evaluation of search engines, apps relevant to serious research, social media search, and analysis of search results.

Marketing Your Library Service: Principles and Actions--In libraries we spend so much time curating our content and services that sometimes we don’t put enough focus on telling people about what we do. We do so much, but how do we ensure people hear about what we offer and understand what we do?

ILI 2017 GIF

ITI Blogs

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ITI Books Blog booksblog.infotoday.comnews, observations, and commentary from the authors, editors, and publishers of Information Today, Inc.'s many book offerings.

ITI Conference Blog libconf.com – covering ITI's library conferences worldwide.

Library Stuff librarystuff.net – the library blog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development, written by Steven M. Cohen.

InfoToday Europe Blog infotoday.eu – the latest news, analysis, and opinion on the information industry in Europe and the UK.

Business of Video blog blog.streamingmedia.com – daily posts about the online video industry, business trends and analysis, market data, and research as well as the online video business models in the media and entertainment, broadcast, publishing, advertising, and enterprise industries.

destinationCRM Blog destinationcrmblog.coma blog from the editors of CRM magazine, dedicated to providing Customer Relationship Management information in a timely manner to connect decision makers and providers.

SpeechTech Blog speechtechblog.com – updates on speech technology and its applications in daily life, covering everything from ASR to VUI, with lots of links, threads, and even a few pictures thrown in for good measure.


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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com